Zach Morris

18

YEARS OLD

NSW

NEWPORT SLSC

8th

2020/2021 SERIES

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STRENGTH

Stats

Name: Zach Morris (Moz)
Competitive club: Newport SLSC
Original Club: Swansea Belmont SLSC
Best round of 2020/21: Round 3 - 3rd.
Best series finish: 8th in the 2020/21 Nutri-Grain Series
Aussie title(s):  2018 - U17 Ironman 2018 - U17 Surf Belt

Bio

Hailing from the NSW Central Coast, Zach Morris grew up idolising champion Nutri-Grain IronMen Shannon and Caine Eckstein. Fast-forward to today, Moz finished 8th overall in the 2020/21 Nutri-Grain Series, and took home a bronze medal from Round 3 as well.


Zach, how old were you when youstarted surf lifesaving and why?

6 years old. I joined because all my friends did it.

Who was your hero growing up in surf lifesaving?

The Eckstein brothers. I got a couple of photos with them when I was young and have looked up to them ever since.

What is the best piece of advice that you have ever been given?

Put your blinkers on.

Your advice for aspiring Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain athletes?

Go hard.

What do you think about during a race?

“Finish the race.”

Zach, what has been a high and low in your IronMan journey?

High: Representing Australia

Low: Not too many lows just yet – but the early morning starts are always tough.

Do you have a secret talent?

I’m really good at solving puzzles.

How do you relax away from competition?

Watching Netflix, and eating chocolate and lollies.